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Ralfe, James, active 1820–1829

The naval chronology of Great Britain, or, An historical account of naval and maritime events, from the commencement of the War in 1803, to the end of the year 1816 : also, particulars of the most important courts-martial, votes of Parliament, lists of flag-officers in commission, and of promotions for each year : the whole forming a complete naval history of the above period : illustrated with numerous engravings / by Mr. J. Ralfe ; in three volumes.

Additional Title(s):

Naval chronology of Great Britain

Historical account of naval and maritime events, from the commencement of the War in 1803, to the end of the year 1816

London : Published by Whitmore and Fenn, Charing-Cross and sold by all respectable booksellers in the United Kingdom. Printed by L. Harrison, 373, Strand, 1820.
Physical Description:
12 pts. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA88.R35 N3 1820+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Date of publication from Abbey.
Illustrations by Thomas Sutherland, Frederick Charles Lewis, W. J. Bennett, Daniel Havell, John Bailey, Richard Cooper; after sketches by Thomas Whitcombe, Frederick MacKenzie, J. Beresford, William Waldegrave, Sir Nathaniel Dance, W. Daniel, J. W. Andrew, Sir J. Gore, W. A. Armstrong, Mr. Hood, Sir W. Parker, W. Hill, J. Brenton, James Brisbane, Capt. Anderson, William Henry Beechey, Capt. Scriven, Henry Bone.
All sketches done by officers who were present at the actual events.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 392
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 342
BAC: This copy is the Abbey copy. Frontispiece in v. 1 uncolored. Original 12 parts. Buff wrappers. Back wrappers of parts 1-9 headed "Conditions", being a general synopsis of the publication, to consist of "Ten Parts". Back wrappers of parts 10-12 with List of Subscribers. Part 5 with a slip pasted at head announcing Part 6 for 1st Feb., 1819. Parts 7-12 dated 1819. Part, number and price in ink on front covers. Inscriptions beneath plates printed in blue: From a sketch by, etc. Parts are dated 1818-1819.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- History, Naval.
Harrison, L. -- Printer.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
Whitmore and Fenn -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- 1820.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1820.
Sutherland, Thomas, approximately 1785-approximately 1825, engraver.
Bennett, W. J. (William James), 1787-1844, engraver.
Lewis, Frederick Christian, 1779-1856, engraver.
Havell, Daniel, -1826?, engraver.
Bailey, J. (John), 1750-1819, engraver.
Cooper, Richard, ca. 1740-1814, engraver.
Whitcombe, Thomas, approximately 1752-1824, engraver.
Mackenzie, Frederick, 1787 or 1788-1854, engraver.
Beresford, J., ill.
Waldegrave, William, ill.
Dance, Nathaniel, Sir, 1735-1811, ill.
Daniel, W. (William), ill.
Andrew, J. W., active 1812, ill.
Gore, J., Sir, ill.
Armstrong, W. A., ill.
Hood, Mr., ill.
Parker, W., Sir, ill.
Hill, W., ill.
Brenton, J., ill.
Brisbane, James, ill.
Anderson, Captain, ill.
Beechey, Henry William, 1790?-1860?, ill.
Scriven, Captain, ill.
Bone, Henry, 1755-1834, ill.
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